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Calvin Sio Kai Tong Designs


Calvin Sio Kai Tong Designs

Today's featured designer is Calvin Sio Kai Tong. Calvin Sio Kai Tong is the creator of iconic designs such as Croz.

We had the rare opportunity to interview the exalted designer Calvin Sio Kai Tong who was recently announced as the Designer of the Day by the A' Design Award and Competition. Calvin Sio Kai Tong is the creator of iconic designs such as Croz. We got exclusive answers to our questions about Calvin Sio Kai Tong designs and design philosophy.
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, how did you become a designer?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I like to draw since I was young, especially Chinese paintings. When I grew up I still hope to focus on the creative field, therefore I decide to choose product design as my major in university. During my study I was introduced to a concept of universal design and that deeply touched my heart, that sparked my aim to follow the path by consistently creating friendly design....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what are your priorities, technique and style when designing?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I like materials that carry characteristics of long lasting and warmth, I’ve been choosing wood and copper for my products, people can touch and feel the temperature and texture on the surface....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, which emotions do you feel when designing?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Angry, sleepless, frustrated… After all these are the excitement and satisfaction....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, how do you keep up with latest design trends? to what extent do design trends matter?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Good design is like nutrient for creative professions as well as the society, the field is greatly potential and will be ongoing to expand, I believe undoubtedly we will grow with technology and virtual world, but still people can’t live without real experiences. Diversity and innovation will always make design field surprising and attractive....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, how do you know if a product or project is well designed? how do you define good design?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I consider few points: 1) whether this design can achieve its goal to the target customers ; 2) the potential to develop further ; 3) How long do I want to keep it. ...
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, would you tell us a bit about your lifestyle and culture?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I live in Macau, a city mixed with valuable heritages and old streets. Despite the iconic name of casino city, many parts of the place still remain traditional and attractive. I hope to share the experience I felt here, cultural, quite and simple....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what are your philanthropic contributions to society as a designer, artist and architect?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : ‘Design makes no wasted’ is the merit of Hylé Design Macau, we always believe every existence is born with specific value, even it is disuse. By adhering this philosophy we prioritize environmental protection in products development, we reuse the materials from wastes generated in manufacturing factories and give them new life through design, resulting to cut down the cost of new materials order and eventually economize the cost of manufacturing and create value for both manufacturers and customers. We believe our approach can appeal to more designers and public by recreating values for ‘wasted resources’, which are potential and valuable on both economy and innovation aspects....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, can you tell us more about your company / design studio?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I started Hylé Design in 2014, I’m always inspired by my hometown, Macau, which is a city with rich culture background. There are different unique aesthetics and details that lied in the place that I hope to share with the world, along with the intention to excite and benefit the society, eventually more people will know the place and its creativity....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what is "design" for you?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : A process to improve and create a better life. Sometimes it appears as a challenge to be overcome, a forum to raise discussion or a game to inspire interesting ideas, its a companion that you’d hope to stay with it always. ...
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what kinds of works do you like designing most?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I’m a product designer, my works are focus on products but different aspects of design are important to me, like graphic, space and architect....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what was the first thing you designed for a company?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Its a cart designed for farmers in the village, in order to ease their workload and solve their problems. ...
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, what is your favorite material / platform / technology?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : I like materials that carry characteristics of long lasting and warmth, I’ve been choosing wood and copper for my products, people can touch and feel the temperature and texture on the surface....
Calvin Sio Kai Tong Designs
Calvin Sio Kai Tong, when do you feel the most creative?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Midnight, especially when I was listening to Music....
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Calvin Sio Kai Tong, how do you think the "design field" is evolving? what is the future of design?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Good design is like nutrient for creative professions as well as the society, the field is greatly potential and will be ongoing to expand, I believe undoubtedly we will grow with technology and virtual world, but still people can’t live without real experiences. Diversity and innovation will always make design field surprising and attractive....
Calvin Sio Kai Tong, who are some of your clients?
Calvin Sio Kai Tong : Designer, Artist, Shutterbug, Electronic Fans...
Calvin Sio Kai Tong, thank you for giving us the opportunity to interview you... To learn more about Calvin Sio Kai Tong and check more designs by Calvin Sio Kai Tong as well as to see more Calvin Sio Kai Tong designs such as Croz visit designeroftheday.com/?187193
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We hope you enjoyed our interview of Calvin Sio Kai Tong. This interview was made possible by the contributions of A' Design Award and Competition - The World's largest and most influential design accolade. A' Design Award is an annual, international design award open to both concept stage and realized works by designers, artists, architects and brands worldwide. A' Design Award and Competition aims to create a public awareness and understanding of good design by promoting the best designers such as Calvin Sio Kai Tong and their design works worldwide. Visit designaward.com to learn more.
REFERENCES/BIBLIOGRAPHY:
https://competition.adesignaward.com/designer.php?profile=187193 https://competition.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=57795

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